My arms, mainly left one seems to go numb only when I'm lying my back. What could cause this? Numbness is from shoulder blade to pinky and ring finger
Varies . The most common cause would probably be a pinched nerve in your neck. Other potential causes could potentially include thoracic outlet syndrome or one of multiple peripheral nerve entrapment syndromes such as carpal tunnel syndrome. I would not hesitate to be seen and a good exam could go a long way in determining the cause.
My doc is stumped after mri. I have severe pain in left shoulder that causes numbness in outter arm, pinky finger, and ring finger. I'm 26.
MRIs don't tell all. This needs more study it sounds like a radiating pain it might be in a net between your shoulder and neck or further down it could also be coming from an injury or trigger point in the muscle called the supraspinatus or even fibromyalgia doctor needs to look in more detail and possibly order an emg/ncv or other x rays. Read more...
I have severe pain in rt shoulder blade that radiates down my arm. At the elbow it aches and I have numbness in pinkie and ring finger and no strengt?
Left ring finger, pinky, hand, arm, & shoulder suddenly went numb 2 days ago. Cyst in spinal canal, c spine area. Go to ER or wait to see neuro on 30th?
Er. If you are not able to contact the neurosurgeon to be seen immediately, and you been diagnosed with an abnormality within your spinal canal, and now you are noticing a sudden and distinct worsening in your neurological symptoms, I would go to the Er to be seen immediately. Preferably to the Er of the hospital that your specialist has privileges at. Read more...